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Roots Box Lacrosse mission is to bring Rochester youth lacrosse players the best indoor (“BOX”) lacrosse training the area has to offer. Roots is built upon teaching the grass root fundamentals of box by the people that know box best in Rochester. Box lacrosse can greatly impact skill development from beginners to experienced players. In order to truly gain the benefits that can be had with playing box, it has to be done right. Roots Box Lacrosse is built upon authentic box drills that's done by NLL pro’s on a regular basis. Current NCAA coaches love recruiting players with a box background, evident by the influx of Canadians in the NCAA now, because of the skills you gain. We are dedicated to providing you with the best and safest box programs the area has to offer.

Some of the benefits on the box game to your field game and overall lacrosse development include:

  • Passing and shooting more accurately

  • Increased finishing ability 

  • Ability to handle pressure from defenders comfortably

  • Quicker and more efficient decision making

  • Defensive footwork and positioning

  • Increased stick skills

  • Engaged in every single play - offensively and defensively

  • Learning 2-man game (pick and rolls)

  • Picking up ground balls in traffic

“I believe that box lacrosse gives young people many more opportunities to excel in our game.  If I had my choice, I would have every player under the age of twelve play box lacrosse exclusively or at least a majority of the time." – Bill Tierney, US Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Denver University Head Coach, 6xNational Champion, Team USA 1998

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